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Writers House EventsThe Writers at Rutgers Reading Series fosters an exchange between well-known writers of diverse backgrounds and the Rutgers students and faculty. Since 1990 Writers at Rutgers has sponsored readings by distinguished writers such as Adrienne Rich, Miguel Algarin, Temple Grandin, Derek Walcott, Junot Diaz, Oliver Sacks, Caryl Phillips, Rebecca Solnit, Tina Chang, Brenda Shaughnessy, Tracy K. Smith, Jayne Anne Phillips, Mark Doty, Joyce Carol Oates, Sherman Alexie, James Surowiecki, Colson Whitehead, Alison Bechdel, Li-Young Lee, Richard Wilbur, E.L. Doctorow, Jamaica Kincaid, Czelslaw Milosz, W.S. Merwin, Chang-rae Lee, June Jordan, Richard Howard, Linda Gregg, Yehuda Amichai, Toi Derricotte, Charles Simic, Edwidge Danticat, Alicia Ostriker, Paule Marshall, Maggie Anderson, Jhumpa Lahiri, Edmund White, Maxine Hong Kingston, Jean Valent ine, C.K. Williams, Wesley Brown, Michael Cunningham, Marilyn Hacker, Jonathan Lethem, Susan Wheeler, Jonathan Franzen, Jay Wright, Azar Nafisi, Amitav Ghosh, Brenda Marie Osbey, Kalamu ya Salaam, Selah Saterstrom, Russell Banks, and Susanna Moore among many others.

This year's series will feature readings by Marlon James, Claudia Rankine, Maggie Nelson, Julia Alvarez, Leslie Jamison, Mark Doty, and Belina McKeon.

Writers at Rutgers strives to nurture a community of writers of fiction and poetry and is co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Office of the Vice President for Undergraduate Education, the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic and Public Partnerships, the Friends of Rutgers English, the Plangere Writing Center, and Writers House.

Carolyn Williams
Director, Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

 

Monday, September 08, 2008 07:00pm
Junot Diaz
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 08:00pm
Oliver Sacks
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series Rebecca Solnit
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series Tina Chang, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Tracy K. Smith
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Adrienne Rich
Douglass Campus Center, Trayes Hall - 100 George Street, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Miguel Algarin
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Temple Grandin
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, February 03, 2010 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Philip Gourevitch
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Kiran Desai
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 08:00pm
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Derek Walcott
Rutgers Student Center - 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, US, 08901

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